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This site and blog is intended as an entertaining, informative and safe website for all ages. To adhere to the United States Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act, there is specific information in this policy in regard to collection of information from children. This Privacy Policy governs the manner in which Beth Stilborn’s Blog, By Word of Beth collects, uses, maintains and discloses information collected from users (each, a “User”) of the website (“Site”). This privacy policy applies to the Site and all products and services offered by Beth Stilborn’s Blog, By Word of Beth.


Personal identification information We may collect personal identification information from Users, including Child Users, in a variety of ways, including, but not limited to, when Users, including Child Users, visit our site, register on the site, subscribe to the newsletter, fill out a form, and in connection with other activities, services, features or resources we make available on our Site. Users, including Child Users, may be asked for, as appropriate, name, email address. Users, including Child Users, may, however, visit our Site anonymously. We will collect personal identification information from Users, including Child Users, only if they voluntarily submit such information to us. Users, including Child Users, can always refuse to supply personally identification information, except that it may prevent them from engaging in certain Site related activities.


Non-personal identification information We may collect non-personal identification information about Users, including Child Users, whenever they interact with our Site. Non-personal identification information may include the browser name, the type of computer and technical information about Users, including Child Users means of connection to our Site, such as the operating system and the Internet service providers utilized and other similar information.


Web browser cookies Our Site may use “cookies” to enhance User experience. User’s, including Child User’s, web browser places cookies on their hard drive for record-keeping purposes and sometimes to track information about them. User, Child User, or the parents of the Child User, may choose to set their web browser to refuse cookies, or to alert you when cookies are being sent. If they do so, note that some parts of the Site may not function properly.


How we use collected information Beth Stilborn’s Blog, By Word of Beth, and the website may collect and use Users, including Child Users, personal information for the following purposes:


  • To improve customer service Information you provide helps us respond to your customer service requests and support needs more efficiently.
  • To run a promotion, contest, survey or other Site feature To send Users, including Child Users, information they agreed to receive about topics we think will be of interest to them, or books won in a book giveaway (parents will be asked to contact the blog owner in the event that a child is the winner of such a giveaway).
  • To send periodic emails We may use the email address to respond to their inquiries, questions, and/or other requests. If User, including a Child User, decides to opt-in to our mailing list, they will receive emails that may include company news, updates, related product or service information, etc. If at any time the User, including a Child User, would like to unsubscribe from receiving future emails, we include detailed unsubscribe instructions at the bottom of each email.

How we protect your information We adopt appropriate data collection, storage and processing practices and security measures to protect against unauthorized access, alteration, disclosure or destruction of your personal information, username, password, transaction information and data stored on our Site.


Sharing your personal information We do not sell, trade, or rent Users personal identification information to others, including that of Child Users. We may share generic aggregated demographic information not linked to any personal identification information regarding visitors and users with our business partners, trusted affiliates and advertisers for the purposes outlined above.We may use third party service providers to help us operate our business and the Site or administer activities on our behalf, such as sending out newsletters or surveys. We may share your information with these third parties for those limited purposes provided that you have given us your permission.


Third party websites Users, including Child Users, may find advertising or other content on our Site that link to the sites and services of our partners, suppliers, advertisers, sponsors, licensors and other third parties. We do not control the content or links that appear on these sites and are not responsible for the practices employed by websites linked to or from our Site. In addition, these sites or services, including their content and links, may be constantly changing. These sites and services may have their own privacy policies and customer service policies. Browsing and interaction on any other website, including websites which have a link to our Site, is subject to that website’s own terms and policies.


Changes to this privacy policy Beth Stilborn’s Blog, By Word of Beth has the discretion to update this privacy policy at any time. When we do, we will post a notification on the main page of our Site, revise the updated date at the bottom of this page. We encourage Users, including Child Users, to frequently check this page for any changes to stay informed about how we are helping to protect the personal information we collect. You acknowledge and agree that it is your responsibility to review this privacy policy periodically and become aware of modifications.


Your acceptance of these terms By using this Site, you signify your acceptance of this policy. If you do not agree to this policy, please do not use our Site. Your continued use of the Site following the posting of changes to this policy will be deemed your acceptance of those changes.


Contacting us If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, the practices of this site, or your dealings with this site, please contact us at: Beth Stilborn’s Blog/Website, By Word of Beth Beth Stilborn’s blog and website, By Word of Beth by Elizabeth Stilborn P.O. Box 32092 Regina, Saskatchewan, CANADA  S4N 7L2 1-306-520-2373 You may also use the contact form on this site.


This document was last updated on August 22, 2015

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